Neoclassical


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Neoclassical

Refers to a rebirth of classicism in the architecture of Europe and America during the late 18th and 19th centuries. Characterized by the widespread use of Greek and Roman architectural orders and decorative motifs, strong geometric compositions, and shallow relief in ornamental detail.
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T]he neoclassical tradition is structured around the theoretical problematic of reconciling the individual and the aggregate (collective, social, market) rationality.
At the same time, the descriptions of music found in Neoclassical Music in America are for the most part vivid, clear, and concise.
To this argument, the author adds the influence of two events that left Neoclassical economics as the dominant paradigm.
So complete was the academic mainstream's embrace of neoclassical economics that very few students learned about capitalism's instability.
It should come as no surprise that neoclassical, Keynesian, and Marxian economists all promote their respective theories as the most consistent with reality while dismissing alternative theories as inadequate.
Neoclassical Realism: From Neorealism to Realist Foreign Policy Analysis
They argue that standard introductory presentations of neoclassical economics oversimplify their subject matter, deny the diversity of opinion that exists even within mainstream circles, and promotes a unidimensional worship of markets that is neither analytically justified nor appropriate in the real world.
Ranke contextualizes his insightful close readings of each of these tragic dramas by resituating them within their contemporary intellectual environment; he draws out the interconnections between German Enlightenment tragedy on the one hand and European neoclassical tragedy as well as 18th-century poetics and moral philosophy on the other hand, even as he unearths the inherent contradictions in the most prominent exemplars of the genre.
Utilizing an Aristotelian perspective, Sison wrestles to the ground the underlying first principles of corporate governance within a neoclassical model and offers a far more humanistic and realistic alternative to take their place.
A synthesis of neoclassical economics and psychology, behavioral economics doesn't assume that people are entirely rational -- or faultlessly logical -- when making decisions.
Burgin, whose field or position is not revealed, claims that neoclassical analysis aims at representing uncertainties and imprecision, extends the scope of the classical calculus and analysis, and is more precise with respect to real life applications.
The neoclassical school of economics argues that an aging population should depress the return on capital.